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ἁπαλός

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἁπαλός, ή, όν
Greek transliteration: 
hapalos
Simplified transliteration: 
hapalos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
527
GK Number: 
559
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(2a)
Gloss: 
tender (referring to sprouts)
Definition: 
soft, tender, Mt. 24:32; Mk. 13:28*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 24:32 “Learn this parable from the fig tree: as soon as its branch becomes tender (hapalos | ἁπαλός | nom sg masc) and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.
Mark 13:28 “Now from the fig tree learn its parable: As soon as its bough becomes tender (hapalos | ἁπαλός | nom sg masc) and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near.